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2014-06-20 16:22:57

OTTAWA, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - This public health notice has been updated to include 8 additional cases that have been added to the investigation.

2014-06-19 08:28:58

New 70% Alcohol-Based Formulation and Educational Resources Target Healthcare Staff, Visitors and Patients ORANGEBURG, N.Y., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Centers for Disease

2014-06-17 23:15:39

Parents of infants seeking natural remedies for baby ear infections have made LifeWithinCenter.com’s “Baby Ear Infection” blog post the most-visited page on the site. San

2014-06-17 23:03:04

New research study “Antibiotics Partnering Terms and Agreements” worked out by CurrentPartnering is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB)

2014-06-17 04:21:32

BATH, England, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Genetics Ltd ("Atlas" or the "Company"), developer of innovative, ultra-rapid diagnostics to enable a 'test and treat'

2014-06-16 13:04:56

Researchers have deduced essential biological and genetic information from the genome sequence of the whipworm, an intestinal parasitic worm that infects hundreds of millions of people in developing countries.

2014-06-16 09:25:50

Proximity to other meadows increases disease resistance in wild meadow plants.

2014-06-16 08:25:17

Support Clean Dentistry Coalition Aims to Make Dental Care Standards Easy for Patients to Understand OXNARD, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Well-known dentists, hygienists and dental

2014-06-15 15:07:37

Phone dating apps used by gay men to find a sexual partner carry a higher risk of getting common sexually transmitted infections than meeting online or in bars and clubs.

2014-06-12 13:08:05

A provocative study links prolonged episodes of sepsis — a life-threatening infection and leading cause of death in hospitals — to the reactivation of otherwise dormant viruses in the body.


Latest infection Reference Libraries

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2011-04-28 18:03:11

Yersinia enterocolitica is a species of gram-negative coccobacillus-shaped bacterium, belonging to the family Enterobacteriaceae. Infection from Yersinia enterocolitica causes the zoonotic disease yersiniosis. Most infected animals recover from the disease and become asymptomatic carriers. Acute infections lead to mild self-limiting entero-colitis or terminal ileitis in humans. Symptoms include watery or bloody diarrhea and fever. After oral uptake it replicates in the terminal ileum and...

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2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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2011-04-28 16:37:36

Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...

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2011-04-26 20:59:00

Staphylococcus epidermidis is one of thirty-three known species belonging to the genus Staphylococcus. It is part of our skin flora and can also be found in the mucous membranes and in animals. It is the most common species found in laboratory test due to contamination. It is not usually pathogenic; however, patients with a compromised immune system often risk infection. Infections can be both nosocomial and community acquired and are more of a threat to hospital patients. Hospitals carry...

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2011-04-26 20:20:41

Staphylococcus aureus is a facultative anaerobic gram-positive coccus, and is the most common cause of staph infections. It is commonly part of the skin flora found in the nose and on skin. Around 20% of the human population is long-term carriers. It gets its golden color due to its carotenoid pigment staphyloxanthin. The pigment acts as a virulence factor with an antioxidant action that allows the microbe to evade death by reactive oxygen species used by the host immune system. Staphylococci...

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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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